from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of coat.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. covered with an outer layer or film.
  • adj. covered with a shiny coating by applying e.g. beaten egg or a sugar or gelatin mixture; -- of foods.
  • adj. coated on the side opposite the emulsion with a substance to absorb light; -- of film.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Provided with a coat; wearing a coat.
  • Having a covering (of any kind); as, coated nuts (coated with sugar); chocolate -coated marshmallows; a coated tongue.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. having or dressed in a coat
  • adj. having a coating; covered with an outer layer or film; often used in combination


Sorry, no etymologies found.


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  • She made an imprint of the cap and, although she spoke only four words of English - open, wider, close, rinse - I understood that the fitted crown had to go to el laboratorio to be porcelain coated to match the color of my teeth.

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  • However, they couldn’t enjoy it today, as last night’s rain coated the entire County of Bath in a 1-inch thick layer of solid ice.

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  • The receptor is localized on the cell surface in what is called a coated pit.

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  • Indeed nearly all the passages in the Five Books of Moses, in which writing is mentioned, refer to records of this kind, or to tablets of lead or wood, occasionally described as coated with wax.

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  • Or will God smite them down for partaking in a worldly activity while giving it a smidgen of godliness like those "collectible" coins coated with a veneer of "pure 24k gold!"?

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  • Luckily, the lens is reinforced and coated, which is a good thing, because a lot of cows really want to lick it for some reason - actually, they like licking everything so I shouldn't be surprised there.


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